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Unlocked iPhone 4S Available, Costs $649 and Up

Oct 7, 2011 - 10 Comments
Unlocked iPhone 4S

Apple has announced that unlocked iPhone 4S models will be available starting in November, slightly later than the general 4S availability for both the US and other countries. These phones will work on any GSM carrier worldwide, you simply need to pop in a local GSM providers micro-SIM card and follow the onscreen activation instructions. … Read More

Unlocked iPhone 4 Now for Sale in USA

Jun 14, 2011 - 9 Comments
Unlocked iPhone 4 models for sale in USA

Apple is now selling carrier unlocked iPhone 4 GSM models in the USA, making it the first time the devices have been legitimately offered through the primary market in the country. An unlocked iPhone can be used on any other GSM network, in the USA or otherwise, assuming you have an active micro-SIM card for … Read More

Is Apple Going to Kill Jailbreaking with iOS 5?

May 27, 2011 - 25 Comments
Apple killing jailbreaking possibilities

Is Apple going to kill the jailbreak community as we know it with iOS 5? If this sounds crazy, consider some of the tweaks, rumors, and expected features in iOS 5 and iPhone 5: Revamped iOS notification and all new widget system – who needs to use the hacks when Apple offers the real thing? … Read More

Unlock iPhone 4.3.3 with Ultrasn0w 1.2.3

May 6, 2011 - 22 Comments
ultrasn0w 1.2.3 for iOS 4.3.3

Ultrasn0w has been updated to version 1.2.3 with support for preserved baseband running iOS 4.3.3. In other words, ultrasn0w 1.2.3 does not unlock new baseband, but it does work to keep your unlock if you have been tugging along iPhone 4 with 1.59.00 or iPhone 3G & 3GS with 4.26.08, 5.11.07, 5.12.01, 5.13.04, and 6.15.00. … Read More

TinyUmbrella 4.3.2 Released with iOS 4.3.2 Support

Apr 18, 2011 - 1 Comment
TinyUmbrella 4.3.2

TinyUmbrella 4.3.2 has been released, the latest version allows you to save your existing iOS 4.3.1 and iOS 4.3.2 SHSH blobs from iOS 4.3.2 or iOS 4.2.7 for CDMA devices. SHSH blobs are important to save for jailbreaking and iPhone unlocking because having them stored allows you to revert to previous firmware versions. Download TinyUmbrella … Read More

Permanent iPhone Unlock Service Without Jailbreaking is Available but Questionable

Apr 12, 2011 - 6 Comments

A questionable sounding permanent iPhone unlock has appeared on the scene, the service claims to offer a permanent unlock solution for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and iPhone 3G, without the need for jailbreaking. How would this be possible? The $169 service apparently whitelists your iPhone IMEI number by manually adding them to Apple’s databases. How … Read More

Jailbreak iPhone iOS 4.3.1 with PwnageTool

Apr 10, 2011 - 1 Comment

PwnageTool 4.3 provides an untethered jailbreak for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 GSM, iPod Touch 4G, iPod touch 3G, iPad, and Apple TV 2, all running iOS 4.3.1. This guide is geared towards jailbreaking iOS 4.3.1 on iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS because PwnageTool is able to preserve baseband for iPhone carrier unlocks. If you are … Read More

Unlock iPhone 4 & iPhone 3GS on iOS 4.3.1 using Ultrasn0w 1.2.1

Apr 10, 2011 - 3 Comments

A new version of the Ultrasn0w iPhone carrier unlock utility has been released with iOS 4.3.1 support. Note ultrasn0w 1.2.1 is not a new unlock and it will not unlock new baseband, but it does allow you to maintain your carrier unlock while upgrading to jailbroken iOS 4.3.1 using PwnageTool or Sn0wbreeze to preserve baseband. … Read More

iPad 2 is Unlocked – Swap in a New Micro SIM Card and Go

Mar 26, 2011 - 26 Comments

We’ve received a few questions from those outside of the USA asking if the iPad 2 3G model from the USA will work in their home country. The answer is generally yes, assuming your local cell provider is a GSM compatible network and that you have a micro-SIM card that will fit into the iPad … Read More

CDMA iPhone 4 unlocked, Pay-as-you-go Cricket iPhone 4 now possible

Mar 7, 2011 - 3 Comments

The CDMA iPhone 4 has been unlocked in the USA, allowing you to use the iPhone as a pay-as-you-go phone on Cricket Wireless. Comments from the YouTube video (embedded below) suggest that Cricket stores are performing the service for $125 and that the iPhone 4 will then work on Cricket or MetroPCS networks as a … Read More

Verizon iPhone 4 Unlocked for Other CDMA Networks? China Telecom Says Yes

Feb 17, 2011 - 9 Comments

Has the CDMA iPhone 4 been unlocked? The Wall Street Journal is reporting that employees of China Telecom have “cracked” the Verizon iPhone 4 to work on the China Telecom CDMA network. The article seems a little confused as to the differences between a jailbreak or unlock, but here’s the important line: A post signed … Read More

PwnageTool 4.2 Download Released – Includes iOS 4.2.1 Untethered Jailbreak and iBooks DRM Fix

Feb 15, 2011 - 6 Comments

Popular jailbreak and unlock utility PwnageTool 4.2 has been released and includes the untethered iOS 4.2.1 jailbreak in addition to resolving the iBooks DRM problem and some WiFi connectivity issues with the Apple TV 2. PwnageTool 4.2 supports jailbreaking nearly all iOS devices including iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, Verizon iPhone 4, iPod touch … Read More

How to Find iPhone Baseband Version

Dec 5, 2010 - 22 Comments

The baseband is basically the cellular modem of an iPhone, and knowing what the version is for an iPhone baseband can be useful for many reasons. In fact, knowing which baseband version your iPhone is using can be crucial to seeing if you can unlock your iPhone with a variety of the unofficial unlocking tools … Read More

Activate Unlocked iPhone 3GS and 3G to Fix Ultrasn0w Battery Drain Issue

Dec 3, 2010 - 11 Comments

You can use a new tool to activate your unlocked iPhone 3GS or iPhone 3G, which in turn resolves the battery drain issue that has occurred on some iPhones unlocked with ultrasn0w. You’ll need redsn0w 0.9.6 beta 6 which was released specifically for this purpose, this allows you to ‘hacktivate’ your iPhone 3GS/3G by installing … Read More

Redsn0w 0.9.6b6 Download Available

Dec 2, 2010 - 49 Comments

Update: Download Redsn0w 0.9.6rc8 instead, it is the newest version. You can follow new redsn0w releases here. Redsn0w 0.9.6b6 has been released for download for both Mac OS X and Windows. Redsn0w 0.9.6b6 is of particular interest to unlockers who experienced battery drain and the disabling of push notifications after unlocking with the previous version … Read More

Can I unlock my iPhone?

Dec 1, 2010 - 10 Comments

Whether or not you can unlock your iPhone depends on several things, including what iPhone you have and what version of iOS your phone is running. We have received many questions and comments asking if someone can unlock their particular iPhone and we hope this post will help to answer those enquiries. We will go … Read More

Jailbreak or Unlock?

Nov 30, 2010 - 4 Comments

If you’re new to the world of jailbreaking and unlocking the iPhone, you might be curious what the difference between an unlock and jailbreak is. Jailbreaking and unlocking are two very different things that are commonly confused by people who are new to the concepts, read on to better understand the differences between the two … Read More

Jailbreak and unlock iOS 4.2.1 with redsn0w 0.9.6b5

Nov 28, 2010 - 290 Comments

Redsn0w 0.9.6b5 jailbreaks iOS 4.2.1 but also provides the added ability to install baseband firmware that can be unlocked for the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G. For other iOS devices, redsn0w 0.9.6b5 will simply jailbreak the device but some models will be a tethered jailbreak. It’s very important to remember that the 06.15 baseband update … Read More

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